Popular Writing

My (non-academic) publications are linked below. For more, please feel free to visit my personal blog.

Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) Perspectives

Spring 2020: “On Loving ‘Jews’ and Hating Jews”

The Atlantic

December 12, 2019: “Why Trump’s Executive Order on Anti-Semitism Touched Off a Firestorm”


Nov. 6, 2022: “How the Antisemitic GOP Went Full Jeremy Corbyn”

April 7, 2021: “A New Definition of Antisemitism Is Out, and the Antisemites Love It”

April 30, 2019: “The New York Times Fuels More anti-Semitism Than Trump and Republicans? That’s Bullshit”

Feb. 22, 2019: “Condemned Farrakhan and Mallory? Now Condemn Jewish Power and Netanyahu”

October 10, 2018: “This Is the Real Game Israel Is Playing With the BDS Movement. It’s Terrifying”

May 28, 2018: “What Tamika Mallory Learnt on Her Israel Rehabilitation Tour: America’s Been Led Astray by the Jews”

April 23, 2018: “Ignore Natalie Portman’s Own Words About Netanyahu and BDS. After All, She’s Only a Woman”

March 4, 2018: “No One Who Praises an anti-Semite Like Louis Farrakhan Can Call Herself ‘Progressive'”

November 15, 2017: “American Jews, Lay Off Linda Sarsour”

September 16, 2017: “Free Speech ‘Hero’ Ben Shapiro’s as Alt-right as a Jew Can Get”

March 1, 2017: “Trump’s anti-Semitic ‘False Flag’ Allegation Is Dangerous”

January 23, 2017: “When is it OK to Punch a Nazi?”

December 18, 2016: “The Grotesque anti-Semitic Turn of David Friedman, Trump’s Pick for Israel Ambassador”

November 15, 2016: “The ADL Called Out Trump’s Powerful anti-Semitic Predator. Will Other Jewish Groups Show the Same Courage?”

March 28, 2016: “On Campus, Why Is anti-Semitism Different From All Other Prejudices?”

March 3, 2016: “The anti-Semitism Problem of pro-Palestinian Progressives”

Jewish Daily Forward

June 25, 2018: “Our Israel Education is Failing”

May 16, 2018: “Guess What? Israel Doesn’t Care What American Jews Think”

March 11, 2018: “Why People Who Oppose BDS Should Oppose Anti-BDS Laws, Too”

December 10, 2017: “Woody Allen Getting Away With It Is The Norm — Not The Exception

November 10, 2017: “It’s Time For Hillel To Become A Democratic Institution”

October 16, 2017: “No, Telling Someone They Are Being Anti-Semitic Is Not ‘Censorship'”

January 18, 2017: “Why Jewish Feminism Should Embrace, Not Fear, Intersectionality”


February 26, 2020: “Bernie Sanders skipping AIPAC shouldn’t be a surprise — AIPAC has already capitulated to the right”

December 11, 2019: “American Jews know anti-Semitism is a problem on the right. Why are Jewish organizations increasingly letting it slide?”

August 14, 2019: “Pro-Israel positions don’t excuse anti-Semitism in America”

February 13, 2019: “When the right and left fight over anti-Semitism, Jews are caught in the middle”

December 20, 2018: “Anti-BDS laws are a constitutional and PR mess. Here’s how to make them better”

July 24, 2017: “The US anti-BDS bill may be bad, but not as bad as some critics say”

Los Angeles Daily Journal

January 7, 2016: “Consideration is Hard, Dismissal is Easy”

The Oregonian

September 12, 2021: “Portland Police Should Not Be Exempt from Vaccine Mandate”

Tablet Magazine

August 1, 2018: “Attacking Hillel in Court, Open Hillel Takes Aim at Campus Jews and Anti-Discrimination Law”

August 28, 2017: “There is No Position on Israel That Absolves or Excuses Your Anti-Semitism”

March 23, 2017: “Yes, the Jew Who Called in Bomb Threats Was Anti-Semitic”

September 7, 2016: “A Hip Leftist Hub is Hosting an Anti-Semite Today. Here’s What Progressives Must Learn From That”

August 11, 2016: “Why Anti-Israel Activists in Black Lives Matter Are Trying to Turn ‘Genocide’ on the Jews”

January 25, 2016 (with Analucia Lopezrevoredo): “An Intersectional Failure: How Both Israel’s Backers and Critics Write Mizrahi Jews Out of the Story”

September 2, 2015: “How to Save the Bipartisan Pro-Israel Consensus—Without Compromising its Message”

August 31, 2015: “How Social Psychology Explains the Erosion of the Bipartisan Pro-Israel Consensus in America”

January 22, 2015: “Privileged Yet Unequal: An Essay on the Anglo-American Legal Principle of ‘Jews Lose’”


January 30, 2019: “BDS, Government Contracts and Civil Lawsuits,” WYPR – Baltimore

May 10 & 23, 2018: “Arizona Lawsuit Could Test Limits Of Free Speech, Right To Boycott,” KJZZ – Phoenix and NPR Morning Edition